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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 205. Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Shooting Enclosures

2VAC5-205-10. Definitions.

"Accredited veterinarian" means a licensed veterinarian approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the State Veterinarian to perform functions required by cooperative state-federal disease control and eradication programs.

"Approved laboratory" means a laboratory approved by USDA or the State Veterinarian to conduct official brucellosis, tuberculosis and pseudorabies tests.

"Brucellosis" means the contagious disease of livestock and other animals caused by the bacteria of the genus Brucella, also known as Bang's Disease.

"Brucellosis test" means any official test for the diagnosis of brucellosis approved by USDA and conducted in an approved laboratory.

"Certificate of veterinary inspection" means a written record of an animal's health status meeting the requirements of this chapter, executed on a form approved by the chief animal health official of an animal's state of origin.

"Pseudorabies" means the contagious, infectious, and communicable viral disease of livestock and other animals, also known as Aujeszky's disease, mad itch, or infectious bulbar paralysis.

"Pseudorabies test" means any official test for the diagnosis of pseudorabies approved by USDA conducted in an approved laboratory.

"Shooting enclosure" means a fenced area open commercially to the public where animals are held for the purpose of being shot.

"Tuberculin test" means any official test for the diagnosis of tuberculosis approved by USDA and performed by accredited veterinarians and approved laboratories.

"Tuberculosis" means the infectious disease caused by the pathogenic acid-fast bacilli Mycobacterium bovis.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-6039 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 19, eff. July 8, 1998.

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